"An inspiring documentary about the 1999 coalition formed between a timber town and environmentalists to fight the 2nd largest timber company in the world" -- description from box. Topics: vhs, environmental activism, logging Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz grew up in rural Oklahoma, daughter of a landless farmer and half-Indian mother. Her paternal grandfather, a white settler, farmer, and veterinarian, had been a labor activist and Socialist in Oklahoma with the Industrial Workers of the World in the first two decades of the twentieth century. The stories of her grandfather inspired her to lifelong social justice activism. Married at eighteen, she left with her husband for San Francisco, California, where she has lived most... Topics: Dunbar-Ortiz, American Indian Movement (AIM), activism
"The past is not dead, it is living in us, and will be alive in the future which we are now helping to make." - William Morris With the apparent end of one era and the dawning of a new â and unknown one â we thus turn our attention to the question of inheritance and new generations. We want to think about the way political generations form, and whether the experience of past generations can play a useful role in this. How do those who have been through previous generations of... Topics: anti-globalization, activism, summits, Free Association, radical politics, PM Press, Shaping SF,...
The Heritage of Slavery Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Illustrates the nature of slavery and discusses slavery's persistent effects on both blacks and whites even today. Examines the patterns of thought learned in the pre - Civil War South and emphasizes that oppression breeds rebellion, pointing out that there were at least 250 slave revolts in America. Features interviews with black activists and descendants of plantation owners. Topics: The Heritage of Slavery, Race relations, Slavery (United States), Social activism, Prejudice